Corporate- Legal- Assistant General Counsel- Vice President

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by JPMorgan Chase

Not Specified, PR
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A Swiss regulated subsidiary of the JPMorgan Chase & Co. Group of companies, J.P. Morgan (Suisse) SA is a leading provider of asset & wealth management and global custody services, employing more than 1000 people at both its Geneva headquarters and Zurich branch.The Legal Department is responsible for the provision of legal services to the Firm worldwide, and is organized by Legal Entity and Practice Groups that conform to the organization of the Firm s lines of business and corporate staff areas. This structure encourages legal teams to communicate legal and regulatory changes to the businesses and staff areas and for the lines of business and staff areas to communicate business developments that have legal or regulatory implications to the legal teams in a timely manner. Responsibilities Reporting to the London-based Regional (EMEA) Head of Global Financial Crimes Legal (GFC Legal), the responsibilities for the Geneva-based VP, GFC Legal for Switzerland, include the following: * Act as principal legal contact in Switzerland to provide legal advice to legal, compliance and business colleagues in all Lines of Business based in Switzerland (Asset & Wealth Management, and Corporate and Investment Bank) on issues related to Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Economic Sanctions laws and regulations (Sanctions), and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC); * Advise on legal issues relating to Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) and Suspicious Transaction Reporting (STR) obligations; matters relating to data protection, privacy and information sharing; Know-Your-Customer (KYC) requirements; Anti-Corruption and Sanctions Due Diligence and Risk Assessments; * Liaise with and assist internal and outside counsel, as necessary, in legal and investigative matters (both internal and external) related to substantive coverage areas including representation of JPM before the Swiss authorities; * Advise on and support GFC Compliance training in substantive coverage areas; * Support select special projects (long-term and short-term) arising from the administration of the global AML, Sanctions and ABC programs including providing legal advice on the development and periodic review of JPMorgan policies and procedures; and * Attend internal meetings and governance/oversight committees to provide legal advice on relevant Swiss AML, Sanctions and ABC matters. Qualifications * Qualified Swiss lawyer with spoken and written fluency in French is essential; * Experience on transactional, litigation and/or financial services regulatory matters in a major law firm and/or large multi-national corporation, and strong knowledge and understanding of large financial institution products, services, and transactions; * Substantive knowledge of the Swiss legal and regulatory frameworks in the principal coverage areas, including the Swiss Criminal Code, Anti-Money Laundering Act, supervisory texts relating to AML and Counter-Terrorist Financing, Sanctions regulations, and laws relating to data protection and privacy. Additional familiarity with EU or Member State legal frameworks on AML, ABC and Sanctions, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. Office of Foreign Asset Control and U.S. Bank Secrecy Act is helpful but not essential; * Knowledge of Swiss regulatory structures and law enforcement environment, including the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), Swiss Money Laundering Reporting Office (MROS) and Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG); * Strong project management skills; * Ability to develop and maintain solid client relationships; * Confidence and experience translating complex legal concepts into practical solutions; and * Creative solution and problem solving skills. About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co: J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands. J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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